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Applications Still Being Accepted For Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council

Mayor Tom Henry is seeking applicants for his Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council for the 2016-17 school year.

The Council’s vision is to be a service learning group comprised of youth members. The members provide a voice for the youth of Fort Wayne to local government by engaging their peers, creating innovative solutions, and working on projects. The program also includes panel discussions, guest speakers, and the opportunity to be involved in a special event.

Applications will be accepted through September 6 and are available at An applicant must be a city resident and enrolled as a sophomore-senior for the 2016-17 school year.

*All applicants must include a completed application form from the website

*Finalists must take part in an in-person interview. Interviews will take place in September.

*Space on the council is limited and is a one-year commitment

Applications may be turned in to the Mayor’s Office, Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St., 4th floor, or mailed to: Mayor’s Office, Attn: Karen L. Richards, Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry Street, 4th floor, Fort Wayne, IN 46802.